The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing TDD 166 207 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.64% 5.41% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.97% 6.58% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 150 76
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the North West

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in the North West

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in the North West

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in the North West

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 82 £375 -6.25% 66
Merseyside +27 39 £425 +30.76% 11
Cheshire -9 33 £395 -5.67% 20
Lancashire - 1 - - 7
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 237 (75.48%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (53.82%) JavaScript
3 149 (47.45%) Java
4 123 (39.17%) CSS
5 122 (38.85%) HTML
6 117 (37.26%) BDD
7 113 (35.99%) Scrum
8 112 (35.67%) Git (software)
9 79 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (24.20%) MVC
11 72 (22.93%) Spring
12 70 (22.29%) .NET
13 69 (21.97%) SQL
13 69 (21.97%) HTML5
14 68 (21.66%) C#
15 66 (21.02%) Jenkins
16 64 (20.38%) AngularJS
17 61 (19.43%) Test Automation
18 59 (18.79%) Unit Testing
19 58 (18.47%) Node.js
20 56 (17.83%) React
20 56 (17.83%) Kanban
21 54 (17.20%) RESTful
22 51 (16.24%) Microservices
22 51 (16.24%) Linux
23 50 (15.92%) Oracle
23 50 (15.92%) MongoDB
24 48 (15.29%) DevOps
25 46 (14.65%) Front End Development
26 44 (14.01%) jQuery

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.41%) CMS
2 7 (2.23%) Confluence
2 7 (2.23%) Drupal
2 7 (2.23%) WordPress
3 6 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.59%) Apache
4 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.64%) JBoss
7 2 (0.64%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.64%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (2.23%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.87%) GitHub
3 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.96%) PaaS
4 3 (0.96%) SaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.32%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.55%) HTTP
2 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.96%) SSL
3 1 (0.32%) AMQP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.92%) MongoDB
2 41 (13.06%) SQL Server
3 36 (11.46%) MySQL
4 30 (9.55%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.37%) Oracle Database
6 19 (6.05%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.50%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.18%) Big Data
8 10 (3.18%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.96%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.96%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.96%) DB2
12 3 (0.96%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.96%) Power BI
12 3 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 112 (35.67%) Git (software)
2 66 (21.02%) Jenkins
3 41 (13.06%) gulp
4 24 (7.64%) Jasmine
5 23 (7.32%) JUnit
6 20 (6.37%) Grunt
7 19 (6.05%) Selenium
8 17 (5.41%) Cucumber
9 15 (4.78%) Mocha
10 14 (4.46%) JIRA
11 12 (3.82%) webpack
12 11 (3.50%) Subversion
13 10 (3.18%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (2.87%) NUnit
15 8 (2.55%) Gradle
15 8 (2.55%) Hudson
15 8 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (2.23%) Eclipse
16 7 (2.23%) Maven
16 7 (2.23%) Mockito
General
1 41 (13.06%) Finance
2 29 (9.24%) Banking
3 7 (2.23%) Games
4 6 (1.91%) Marketing
5 5 (1.59%) Back Office
6 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 246 (78.34%) Developer
2 84 (26.75%) Java Developer
3 43 (13.69%) Senior Developer
4 37 (11.78%) Agile Developer
5 36 (11.46%) .NET Developer
6 34 (10.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 32 (10.19%) Agile Java Developer
7 32 (10.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 23 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (5.73%) Senior Agile Developer
9 18 (5.73%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 18 (5.73%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.10%) C# Developer
11 15 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (4.78%) Node.js Developer
12 13 (4.14%) PHP Developer
13 12 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.50%) Angular Developer
15 10 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (3.18%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (39.17%) CSS
2 122 (38.85%) HTML
3 72 (22.93%) Spring
4 70 (22.29%) .NET
5 69 (21.97%) HTML5
6 64 (20.38%) AngularJS
7 58 (18.47%) Node.js
8 56 (17.83%) React
9 54 (17.20%) RESTful
10 44 (14.01%) jQuery
11 40 (12.74%) REST
12 39 (12.42%) ASP.NET
12 39 (12.42%) Sass
13 38 (12.10%) Web Services
14 36 (11.46%) CSS3
15 33 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (10.19%) Spring Boot
17 25 (7.96%) J2EE
18 24 (7.64%) Hibernate
19 23 (7.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.06%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.01%) User Experience
4 7 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.91%) Derivative
6 5 (1.59%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.59%) Wiki
7 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.27%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (0.96%) Interactive TV
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.96%) MHEG
8 3 (0.96%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.64%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (16.24%) Linux
2 16 (5.10%) Android
3 12 (3.82%) Unix
4 11 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.18%) Windows
6 7 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (75.48%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (37.26%) BDD
3 113 (35.99%) Scrum
4 79 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (24.20%) MVC
6 61 (19.43%) Test Automation
7 59 (18.79%) Unit Testing
8 56 (17.83%) Kanban
9 51 (16.24%) Microservices
10 48 (15.29%) DevOps
11 46 (14.65%) Front End Development
12 43 (13.69%) OO
13 33 (10.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (10.19%) Software Engineering
15 30 (9.55%) Open Source
16 23 (7.32%) Coaching
16 23 (7.32%) Pair Programming
16 23 (7.32%) Refactoring
16 23 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (7.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (53.82%) JavaScript
2 149 (47.45%) Java
3 69 (21.97%) SQL
4 68 (21.66%) C#
5 25 (7.96%) Python
6 22 (7.01%) PHP
7 12 (3.82%) Scala
8 9 (2.87%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.23%) Groovy
9 7 (2.23%) Ruby
9 7 (2.23%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.91%) C
10 6 (1.91%) C++
10 6 (1.91%) ES6
10 6 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.96%) Go
12 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (2.23%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) ISEB
4 1 (0.32%) MCPD
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) Docker
2 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.59%) Puppet
2 4 (1.27%) Ansible
3 3 (0.96%) Mesos
3 3 (0.96%) yum
4 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (15.92%) Oracle
2 12 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.18%) Perforce
4 7 (2.23%) Google
4 7 (2.23%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.91%) VMware
6 5 (1.59%) PayPal
7 4 (1.27%) Adobe
7 4 (1.27%) Pega
8 3 (0.96%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.96%) IBM
8 3 (0.96%) OpenTV
8 3 (0.96%) SAP
8 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.64%) Sybase
10 1 (0.32%) Apple
10 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.32%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.32%) Sage
10 1 (0.32%) Yahoo!
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